Clovis I (c. 466 – 511), the first King of the Franks to unite all the Frankish tribes under one ruler. 47th great-grandfather. Interred at Saint Denis Basilica.

Charlemagne: also known Charles the Great or Charles was King of Franks who united most of western Europe during the early middle ages and laid the foundations for modern France and Germany.

merovingian

The Mother of All Family Trees. Clodion & Basina's Tree ~ from Meroveus (Merovech) to Charlemagne.Pepin II is a descendant as well as Charles Martel and Guilhelm de Toulouse de Gellone master of Aquitaine

The Franks, Carolingians and Merovingians. Just who the hell were they?

France and its ancient dinasties: Frankish, Carolingian, Merovingian

Early Medieval clothing:  Frankish women from the time of the Merovingian dynasty wore colourful tunics, fastened with two belts and a band of precious materials. They wore their hair in long pleats, covered with veils or caps.

Early Medieval clothing: Frankish women from the time of the Merovingian dynasty wore colourful tunics, fastened with two belts and a band of precious materials. They wore their hair in long pleats, covered with veils or caps.

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